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Very Short List is a delightful e-mail that shares cultural gems from a different curator every day.

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Very Short List was founded in 2006 by Kurt Andersen, Michael Jackson, Tim Nolan, Emily Oberman, and Bonnie Siegler. It was redesigned in 2012 by Open. You can read about the redesign here.

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Check out the latest
Very Short List emails:

tech 23 Apr 2014

William Pearce on discovery technology.

culture 21 Apr 2014

Alexa Jaccarino on non-profit organizations with the future in mind.

food 18 Apr 2014

Pastry Chef Claire Livia Lassam on the food blogs that get her electric mixers stirring.

very short list is a
delightful e-mail that shares
cultural gems from a
different curator every day.